Police Officer Edward Shoemaker

Police Officer Edward Shoemaker

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Tuesday, March 4, 1890

Edward Shoemaker

Officer Shoemaker was shot and killed while attempting to arrest several burglary suspects. His killer was apprehended, convicted of first degree murder, and sentenced to life in prison May 3, 1890. He received a new trial and was acquitted February 10, 1893.

Officer Shoemaker had served with the Detroit Police Department for 3 years.

Bio

  • Age 29
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Acquitted

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Thanks for your 3 years of services, Edward.

David

March 4, 2012

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